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the browns and broncos. ian eagle along with dan fouts. denver 31, cleveland 12. "60 minutes" will be seen immediately after the game except on the west coast where it will be seen at its regularly scheduled time. second and 1. knowshon moreno! goes down awkwardly. dreessen and willis, good blocks downfield. dan: he really did go down awkwardly. he wanted to cut back to the inside and did not want to go out of bounds. ian: it's a 19-yard gain. dan: wow, look at that right knee that right ankle there. what a disaster that might have been with willis mcgahee already out. ian: mcgahee on i.r. with a flee injury. moreno, 79 yards on the ground. we asked him about learning from veterans. he not only mentioned mcgahee but mentioned koetter, the foreman colt. ronnie hillman and he drives inside the 25. hit by joe haden. a five-yard pickup. cleveland has used its final time-out. 3:27 to go in the fourth. so the browns will fall to 5-10 on the season. don't forget, "60 minutes" is coming up here on cbs after our telecast except on the west coast where it will be seen at its regularly scheduled time
downtown. >> further up the petaluma river where flood control walls were built years ago, will brown walked his sons to a bridge to assess the water level. >> we always come down to see how the refer is doing. takes a while to build up like this. >> this stretch is going to be opening within the next few minutes. also making pretty quick work or pg&e crews. throughout the day they had 8,000 people without power, and that has slowly decrease. right now, latest reports are 3200 customers without power in the north bay for pg&e. reporting live, sergio quintana, abc-7 news. >> ama: highway 1 at devil slide is now open. chp says an officer was able to clear the roadway quickly, buts' debris remained. traffic in both directions is running smoothly, but county officials wash this part of the coast highway is especially dangerous in proloaned rainstorms. travel will be safer with the completion of the slide tunnel next year. >> our team storm watch coverage continues with nick smith. nick, you were there when a father and daughter had to be rescued from the water near red but -- redwood city
the roadway but flowed over earlier in the day. up the river, will brown and his sons assess water levels from a neighborhood bridge and notice debris being rushed down the river. >> looks like a lot of sticks have been coming off from the grass because the water is carrying it away. >> in pengrove, the creek jumped its banks and soaked the park. >> there was water coming in over the banks in the park area itself, and it's flooded into the park. but not too high in other areas. reporter: the wind and rain also made for challenging driving conditions. this two-car crash on the northbound 101 freeway near san rafael squeezed traffic down to two lanes while emergency crews responded. >> now, these steel plates are a temporary fix but it did allow sonoma county road crews to re-open this road an hour ago. the other crews that are still keeping busy in the north bay or power crews. pg&e reports they still have about 3800 homes that are without power at this point. reporting live, i'm sergio quintana. abc-7 news. >> ama: in forestville, fir tree fell on a house. no one was injured but power was out
the roadway. further up the river, will brown and his sons assess water levels from a neighborhood bridge and noticed plenty of debris being rushed down the river. >> it looks like a lot of sticks have been coming off from the grass because the water is carrying it away. >> in penngrove the creek jumped its banks and soaked the community park. >> there was water coming in over the panics in the park area itself. i got into the parks but not too high in other areas. >> the wind and rain also made for challenging driving conditions. >> two-car crash on the northbound freeway near san rafael squeezed traffic down to two lanes while emergency crews responded. i'm sergio quintana, "abc 7 news". >> ama: in el sobrante the creek backed up and flood four hopes. this so apian way. the water started flowing into his house. >> in forestville a fir tree fell on a house. power was out in the area for a while. in santa rosa, northbound highway 101, a car rolled over after skidding on the at fault. there was one minor injury in that accident. >> the strong and steady storm is pounding the seawall along
neil/lehrer productions >> brown: christmas eve shootings killed two firefighters in rochester, new york and a policeman and bystander in houston, texas. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we have the latest on the killings, coming ten days after the massacre at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut.
>> hi. we'd like to welcome you to our brown bag lunch talk today. we do this every third thursday in san francisco. and today we are at e&e electric, 1775 mission street, right by the building department office where we are going to walk around and look at all of this fantastic equipment. shinny, wonderful stuff. complicated stuff. what could this possibly be used for? we have with us today, david green, senior electrical inspector who is a good friend of mine and a well-known sailor on the san francisco bay. you're going to sail this saturday. and mr. lloyd and mrs. lloyd. thanks for letting us come in here. really appreciate it. you're an electrical contractor, too. right? >> i'm electrical for 26 years. we do lots of big projects. we dot lots of industrial and commercial and residential. >> so you have to get a california special license. you have to be a special licensee to do electrical what is that license? >> yes. i have a c-10 licen and b license. >> b is a general contractor's license. >> yes. more interesting for me, i do a lot of c-10 for electrical. >> about three, fou
's the list i through out. biden, clinton, bennet, brown, warren and king. who, of course, is an independent but will caucus with the democrats on the republican side we have haley, rubio, ryan, pence, bush and demint. joining me now our end of the year gaggle for most of the show, contributor and managing editor, chris cillizza and perry bacon. stephanie cutter with president obama and kevin madden for governor romney's campaign. we asked all of you -- first of all, hello. >> hello. >> happy new year and all of you to pick. i threw out a dozen and asked you to pick two. again, not going to do the 2016 conversation now but we will in a few minutes. chris -- >> holding off. >> who are the two that jumped out at you thinking 2013? >> so i'm a little nerdy and focused on, you know, down ballot races and picked michael bennet, the colorado senator, the new head of the democratic senatorial campaign committee and tasked with trying to again keep a democratic senate majority, going to be difficult. you have 20 seats up. ten republican seats up. >> wants to be senate majority leader and why he's do
: a bulging mouthful of wet, brown goo that's smelly and spitty... [spitting sounds] brown and drooly. not anymore. now there's snus. >> there's no spitting or anything, so no one knows you're doing it. >> when he does it, when justin billings uses snus, he tucks it, a tiny teabag-like pouch filled with tobacco, discreetly under his upper lip. there's no lump in his cheek and no juice. >> do you snus in class? >> yeah, it's great. >> what do you mean, it's great? >> i can be in class, and instead of looking like, "oh, there's 40 minutes left in this class; i just want a cigarette," i can put the snus in and continue to pay attention and don't have to focus on the tobacco craving. >> snus curbs the craving as the nicotine absorbs into his gums. >> you want to smell it? >> yeah. billings is 31, a musician and college student in l.a., who has smoked since he was 16. >> kind of grassy. >> smells good to me. >> phillip morris and r.j. reynolds have been selling their brands of marlboro and camel snus for about a year. at $4 a can, about half what a pack of cigarettes usually costs, the com
catches for 116 yards for green. josh brown hits the 43-yarder for the win. and the bengals punch the ticket to the playoffs. the loss eliminates the steelers. >>> colts looking to clinch a bayoff berth. indy up, 10-3. the andrew luck pass breaks cam newton's rookie passing record. leading the colts to a field goal. the chiefs stuck around, thanks to this man, jamaal charles. his third 80-yard td of the season. in the fourth quarter, we're tied up at 13-13. third and goal. and luck -- finds reggie wayne in the back of the end zone. luck with his seventh game-winning drive this season as the colts win, 20-13. i'm cassidy hubbarth with your sportscenter upday. have great day. >>> up next, "the pulse." some say the case from iowa turns women's rights back decades. >>> and we all know this guy, psy. now a historymaker. "the pulse" is coming up next. ♪ gangnam style "this is george. he is a good little monkey and always very curious. one day george got an important letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles.
leaders besides our mayor here. we had mayor brown, mayor newsome, but we also want to thank for their vision that has led us here today. i also want to recognize a couple previous port commissioners. ann hall stead and rodney fong. i learned we all work closely as a team to get to the vision you heard everybody mention. i'm really excited today to be on the port commission because there is truly a renaissance going on up and down the waterfront including projects like this which will provide beautiful public access and all the other things that are going on. i can't think of a more exciting time to be involved with the city and the waterfront and to be on the port commission. so, i just want to recognize and thank also the port staff. there are many of them here today, monique and her staff, and we have members in the development and real estate and i think again it takes tremendous amount of teamwork to make these things happen. and i think again, that is my message to thank everybody. thank you very much. (applause) >> i'd like to also point out former commissioner fx crow
reverend brown and used his zeal and intelligence, his will to fight. he is a preacher, pastor, teacher, musician and a san francisco giant fanatic. [applause] and to all of you here today this issue of violence is a complex and challenging one. no one need to be self rightious about it because there is no instant answer to the things that all of us must. do i am impressed with the religious communities coming together. at least we should know that the issue today is peace is not the absence of noise. it's the presence of justice. when there is no justice there is no peace and when there is poverty and pain people search out for a bomb and put off that bomb. the excitement is that we're here today with each other. we at best can reach out to those who are not here because it's not just a matter can be solved with an enlightened church. the killing in kansas city, a football player, his wife and himself. three or 4 nfl players say they carry a gun and with basketball players the same. somewhere we're sitting around watching san francisco play miami excited who will win th
and his father and had a class in moore house of seven students. dr. brown and members of the class and knew them before and before then and he brings a lean yaj of struggle to the table every time he speaks with tremendous morale authority and stroke couldn't stop him for fight wg great power. [applause] i want to thank mayor ed lee for convening the family. for all the times we think of leading from the front. often you lead from the center. you have the power to convene the family, to look at a family crisis and think it through, and it figure it out, and if we can get out of our own's self way we might find solutions to a problem that is multi-faceted. i want to thank pastor bryant here who is the spokesman in e
. our brown for the pg and e poles. >> we are not painters we do our best. >> i'm assuming it has to do with gang activity. >> if it's territorial i mind. >> in case it's gang related and they are marking our territory i would like to paint it over. >> anything with numbers like x iv or x 13 west side mob and the bay view those are gang related. with gang related or profanity we will abait it as soon as possible. >> i consider it an art. there are circles of people that form around it whether or not they should ruin public property. >> this is art work i'm for it. unless it's on someone's property and they don't want it there. judge kids with silver paint expressing their ego needs doesn't belong on our property. >> graffiti is when you don't have permission to write anything on their property. >> eighth street is part of your regular rout? >> yes. >> everyday. >> eighth street. divisidero street. irving street. every block they going through they paint 3 or 4 streets in the block the poles the utility boxes, mailbox. >> thank you. >> okay. >> put the drop cloth. come
, you have to pick up the ham today. no big deal. we make a honey mustard ham. very easy. brown sugar and add in the zest of two oranges. for that, a couple of sprigs of thyme all chopped up. while you mix that together, take some whole ground mustard and slather it on top of the half of the ham. it's like a little spackle, you know what i mean? we're building a meal here, so we need spackle for all of the layers of love we put onto it. >> what do you like? >> i like it because it has texture and bite to it. we put something sweet. it's a little tangy as well so it cuts through the brown sugar. you go ahead and put your brown sugar mixture right on top of it. you can use your hands and smash it in. get in there, willie. let's do this. >> here we go. that's a lot of sugar, too? >> yeah, it is. ham is already salty, so it's nice to add sugar to it. into the roasting pan herele a little bit of orange juice. what will happen is as this cooks in the oven at 375 degrees, a little bit of the juices are going to run down. you go in, and in about 15 minutes scoop it over the top. right before
hopes when josh brown's 43-yard field goal locked it up for cincinnati with the 13-10 victory. >>> finally, the only thing left to decide in the afc is who will get a first round bye in the playoffs. if houston or denver lose, new england can move up with a win. baltimore is the fourth seed at the moment. indianapolis and cincinnati will be the wild card teams. >>> just ahead, rihanna's massive donation. and which "real housewives" star and her husband are calling it quits. >>> plus, tom cruise gets an unexpected trashing from bilbo and friends next. >>> i'm master sergeant wales in southwest asia. i'd like to say hello to my daughters in crestview, florida. i love you and miss you and will see you soon. >> i'm lieutenant colonel john walsh in kabul, afghanistan. i'd like to wish happy holidays to my family back in tampa, florida. my wife susan and the best son in the world, jack. happy holidays, everybody. love you. >>> and good morning. we are talking about some really cold temperatures all through the dakotas. in fact, tonight into tomorrow morning, we have windchill adviso
. he has been hospitalized since november with a brown tide is related cough. in a statement from hospital his doctors are optimistic he will make a full recovery. however they're being cautious and want him to build up his energy before he is released >> funeral services were held today for the hawaiian senator. friends family and admirers remember him as a world war two veteran and a lifelong public servant. war than 1000 people including the president were in attendance at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific. he died last week from respiratory complications. he was 88 years old >> it looks like a lot of you put off holiday shopping to the very last minute. next we will be checking in on the procrastinators >> also cardinal francis george makes a special holiday periods... finished christmas shopping in the packages are all wrapped and nestled under the tree. but some people were out in the store's undoing their last minute shopping todays doing their last-minute shopping >> they were trying to find a last-minute bargain >> shoppers showed up early... looking for
, babies of all races, white, black, brown, yellow, red. or if he stood quietly in the chaos and took it all in. he knew he'd come home. the good earth commune with essential part of the second wave of haight-ashbury settlement. the commune was founded in 1968 by keever and fellow ex-convict named cyril isaacs who we met in prison where keever served four and a half years. the idea cable he was on parole and working on the rapid transit title that was being constructed under the bay. he and his ex-con friends with both the resources and live communally in the haight. it was a small group of friends of the women who love them. but good earth rapidly grew until it was a sprawling network of more than a half-dozen houses and in this ever-changing changing membership is estimated to over 700 people. the batteries took up with the diggers have left off. in many ways they were tougher and more resilient. the core group within the commune were hardened young men and women, vietnam veteran, streetwise runaways who knew how to survive. they called themselves a church and claimed pot as their s
brown water coming down. >> which is where this guy parked his car. after we alerted him of the water he walked out barefoot to move it. the slow traffic was forced northbound. the palo alto's emergency operation center is active within the past hour, in fact, i just talked to the chief about 10 minutes ago, the menlo park chief said they're worried right now about the levy in east palo alto. water is up and over the levy so they called an engineer out. thanks to those concerns the area is open. you can check back here in about 30 minutes we're going to give you an update and give you an update after what's going on right there. >>> here's another look at what the area looked like within the last few minutes you can see a lot -f watt -- a lot of water pooling on the road. the highway patrol is running breaks in the area for drivers trying to keep the drivers at slow speeds. >>> isn't the north bay the napa river a is at near flood stage. the water also opened up a sink hole. debora villalon continues our coverage in napa. >> reporter: you can see in napa the water is running high but w
this because they can get away with it. >> reporter: marvin brown is a professor of business ethics and author of a book called "corporate integrity." he says changing the culture goes beyond putting an executive on paid leave. >> what these events tell us is the kind of world that's being created by the people managing the port of oakland. report as for lawrence duncan -- mr. duncan that is eric rasmussen. we tried to reach him directly for his explanation. we're still waiting for a response. >> we are outraged. the media has exposed what we've known all along. >> what we uncovered set off a series of protest of oakland workers. workers were furious. our report put the report top officials and its board on defensive and launch a series of external and internal investigations. the port commission placed director on administrative leave. as our investigation continued, we discovered it was more than oakland port officials visiting that same private room karaoke bar. some oakland police made repeated visits to that same place. here again eric rasmussen raising question about what police officers
are eyeing that seat with a bit of hope. it's not entirely clear that scott brown will be returning, but certainly it's an option that perhaps for the republicans to have an additional seat in the senate, but there's no guarantee of that? >> i want to pay a bit of sound here from ben affleck. >> one never knows. i'm not one to get into conjecture. i do have a great fonds in and administration for the big business in this country. it's a big deal to been on this show which i've watched too much. right now i'm being happy being involved from the outside. we have affleck, but also kennedy being brought up. >> the late senator's son is being talked about as a potential candidate. he could very well run, though he's never run for office before. obviously his name is golden in the bay state. three members of congress as well, some who have been there no decades, waiting for one of these seats to open up. i think it will be a very div e divided campaign. if they had one that could fund raise, that really does give him an advantage he wouldn't have otherwise. it will be interestings to see
:00 eastern time. listen in the baltimore area. for online c-span.org. >> brown university held the discussion about polls were saying before and after the 2012 presidential election. the associate research director explained. he also talked about the future of presidential polling. this is an hour. >> good afternoon, everyone i and the professor of public policy and director here at brown university. i am happy to welcome you to another installment of the speaker series. the luncheon speaker series is one of the of any event. it attempts to inform brown and a larger community about important matters related to government, politics, and public policy. over the years the speaker series has been a wonderful opportunity for the undergraduate students and masters did it a public policy to connect with of foreign- policy thinkers. we're just pleased this afternoon to welcome the associate director for research of the ku research center. michael has co-authored a number of the pure research center landmark thoughts including in- that of political -- political and social values. next month michael wi
advocates pressured hillary clinton. joining us is hilary rose. an irish citizen nevy brown delair woman of love institute. it is so good to have you hered today. ireland is a catholic prolife country and why is this drawing so much attention for those who advocate for abortion. >> first thing we need to say . it was a tragic case. i am a mother of four young girls . everybody hate to hear about maternal death. we feel so sad for the mother and baby. but in ireland those deaths are rare. in the unitedination we are the most safe place . so this death caused a huge amount of incision . there was a hysteria about what happened had nothing to do with abortion at all. it was broken in the most senizationalist it went all over the world. woman denoticed termination dies in the hospital . it is said to the world that ireland stapped said accused of letting her die. that's not the facts. the facts show and emerge and tell a totally different story. irish medical experts came forward and explained that in ireland where abortion is illegal. doctors are always fro to intervene to save the motherac
two nights before it would most likely be packed and negative brown bag for a traveling businessman. past the white church spires they would fall toward the west and the temperature began to drop. the towns of western massachusetts were known for the long winter in this was not an exception. there was still snow on the ground in patches. and was miles from any weather. the tracks were clear and was wrapped of a winding down the most rewarding business trip he ever had. he was hailed as a pioneer in the field he was so successful he was highlighted in the papers and the industry considered to be the most exciting in america. the store was filled with activity just hiring a new sales and named fred warner. and getting ready to expand it again. especially ribbons that were the rage. he already had the requisite to and hands and even hired a local architect to design a few within eight tenements to house the employees he planned on hiring. but something else was on his mind. friday, that may 15, 1874. the 18th wedding anniversary and hid in and protected there was of build the line to b
jack kennedy is off to the left in the picture and the bible was instead held by james browning who was a clerk of the supreme court. a few more pictures to show you. here's ronald reagan swearing in in 1981 jimmy carter out of president to the right of the picture and bill clinton in 1993 years 1985 this is the second inauguration and notice it is a different locale yet the reason is because the weather was so bad in washington, d.c. in 1985 there is a factor if everything got canceled, the parade canceled, they moved the oath taking in doors into the capitol rotunda so there are about a thousand people and the letter has been a problem as i mentioned in 1989 a lot of rain that today for the inauguration of benjamin harrison and then in 1945 this was franklin d. roosevelt's fourth inauguration. he wasn't feeling well come he was ill and everything was moved to the white house. he took the oath at one of the balcony is there at the white house. so you know that fdr had for inauguration's. here is my trivia for the day you will be able to impress your friends. barack obama is about t
with josh brown's 43 yard field goal locked off a playoff berth for cincinnati with a 13-10 victory. >>> finally, the only thing left to decide in the afc is who will get a first round bye in the playoffs, either houston or denver lose next week, new england can move up with a win. baltimore is the fourth seed at the moment. indianapolis and cincinnati will be the wild card teams. >>> well, rihanna's massive donation and which "real housewives" star and her husband are calling it quick? tom cruise gets a thrashing from bilbo and friends. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ♪ it's so important to make someone happy ♪ when you give a child a toy, it has to work. ♪ make just one someone happy and when it's a toys for tots child, well, what could be more important? so this year, every hasbro toy donated to toys for tots will be powered by duracell. happy holidays. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. >>> hi. i'm lieutenant jennifer shippee from kandahar, afghanistan. i want to say happy holidays to my family in florida, virginia, california. i love you and miss you guys.
the right side for 21 yards. josh brown's 43 yard field goal locked up a playoff birth for cincinnati with a 13-10 victory. >>> finally, the only thing left to decide in the afc is who will get a first round bye in the playoffs. either houston or denver will next week. baltimore is the fourth seed at the moment. indianapolis and cincinnati will be the wild card teams. >>> rihanna's massive donation and which "real housewives" star and her husband are calling it christ. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8. or...try kids boxes! >>> hi, i'm lieutenanten if i remember ship pi from kandahar, afghanistan. i want to say happy holidays to my family. i love you and miss you guys. >>> good morning. i'm lieutenant frank grew mel. i'm here in camp leather neck afghanistan. want to say merry christmas and happy new year. can't wait to see you in the new year. >>> happy holidays to you as well. here is the "first look" at other news going on. a holiday travel tragedy to
, michael jackson, president barack h. obama, mayor willie h. brown, dr. robert c. scott at ucs sf, academic dean keith c. wingate, assistant academic dean seana marshall, legal counsel -- leop adviser jan jamison and mammoth -- a circumcised foreign student from instandbull turkey at golden gate university. between november 2008 and december 2012, was it these hands? was it alcohol? was it drinking alcohol? was it brewing alcohol? or was it tobacco? i would like to use the rest of my time to pay tribute to the fallen. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you very much. next speaker please. >> hey, ron austin, executive haven't -- workers union, it's been a long day. we're here to say a few words for the record to the board we received correspondence from sf mta for a service reduction on the day before christmas and the week after, and subsequently that week in between new year's and christmas. and we didn't know if the board or the city knew. and this is something that was attempted a couple of weeks back with the thanksgiving week, in which we disapproved because the level of ridership that happ
. michael [inaudible] lynn brown, jerad bloomfield and others. we make trips to sacramento and we do what we could in the bay view. we put solar on all 58 homes and so on and so forth. in the beginning of this discussion i heard something about climate change and then i was paying attention to this conversation and there's a lot of fluff. so much fluff it gives you a headache. now, if you look at a map and some of you have done the outreach, whatever way you did the outreach, if you want to pay attention to the carbon footprint you have to do anything for the people that are impacted in district 10 and 11 and if you haven't done that to the best of your ability you have failed, so don't tell us in the areas that are green, which is where mostly the rich people live, where they send all their garbage, where they send all their sewage to which is in district 10 and you do service -- when it comes to outreach. that has to be ratified immediately. now, we need empirical data from this so-called consultants because sfpuc has this habit to have consultants. we saw this when they tried to p
to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san franci
brown died in that shooting. cody needs reconstructive surgery. a few folks got together to organize a fund-raiser and toy drive to make christmas happier. >> we wanted to reach out to the family to give them some type of community support to let them know that the community is behind them. we send them our deepest condolences. >> i have to go out and get whatever i can. brings her spirits up and this is something that she will remember and comfort her knowing that people love her. >> cody's grandmother will now raise her. the organizers wanted to show the family that they didn't have to handle everything on their own. >>> congress has one week to come to an agreement in order to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. some lawmakers are not hopeful a deal will be reached. congress will return to work on thursday after taking a few days off for the christmas holiday. if no deal is reached the nation will see across the board tax increases and spending cuts in domestic programs. >> while congress focuses on avoiding the fiscal cliff, a number of other legislative issues are going unattended
brown is next. dagen: some of today's winners on this shortened trading session. they spoke. almost $27 a share. ♪ dennis: the blame for the fiscal cliff gridlock falls squarely on the side of both politicians from the democratic and republican side. john, what do you think? >> i think we can fix it. i do not think we will for a long time. both parties are to blame. i think president obama has been prepared to go over the cliff for a long time. he started the negotiations putting a lot of red lines down and demanding more. it is created by both the democrats and republicans. i think we will maybe get a small deal, but the really big can will be kicked down the road to further impoverished american citizens, working people, to finance big and ever intrusive government. the only answer, in my opinion, is to have strict term minutes for u.s. politicians. it used to be that politics was a vocation. now it has turned into a career. they are most interested in getting reelected so they continue their career. they forget the nation. it is very apparent in our country. in america, it has gone
in three. >> it's better than this one? >> yours has a charlie brown aspect to it. >> i think it needs me. >> what patrick needs and has is a christmas tree as well as a plump regular one with a star that grazed the ceiling rather than pierces it. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> would have fooled me. jeanne moos always on the lookout for the odd and unusual. thanks. you can spot an amateur from a mile away... while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. now this...will work. [ male announcer ] just like you, business pro. just like you. go national. go like a pro. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. >>> welcome back. aaa estimates a little more than 93 million of you will travel from now until new year's. if you're one of those flying or driving today, weather conditions look pretty good. tomorrow could be
're saying it's better than this one? >> yours has a charlie brown aspect to it. >> i think it needs me. >> what patrick needs and has is a kinky christmas tree as well as a nice plump regular one with a star that grazes the ceiling rather than pierces it. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> ho, ho, ho. >>> the great french writer albert camus said life is a sum of all your choices. we are all defined by the decisions we make every day. we make hundreds of them. paper or plastic, chicken or fish. most are mundane and require little thought, but others are agonizing, often life-altering. then there are the decisions made by leaders. some of which have changed the course of history -- for better and some for worse. july 1776, the american founding fathers' decision to declare independence. january 1863, abraham lincoln's decision to emancipate all persons held as slaves. june 1941, adolph hitler's decision to invade the soviet union. august 1945, president truman's decision to use an atomic bomb against japan. tonight we'll examine the process of making a tough decision. we'll hear about major
-old cody's mother selina brown died in that shooting on minnesota avenue and southeast. cody needs reconstructive surgery, so a few folks organized a fundraiser and toy drive to make her christmas happier. >> we wanted to reach out to the family to give them some type of community support to let them know that the community is behind them. we send them our deepest condolences. >> i just was like i have to go out and get whatever i can for her. bring her spirits up, you know, and that this is something she will remember and it will always comfort her knowing that people love her. >> isn't that wonderful. cody's grandmother will now raise her. so the organizers hoped they could show the family they didn't have to handle everything alone. >>> coming up it is the hot button issue of the week, gun control. tonight the nra speaks out again on the issue, this time on one of the sunday morning talks shows. plus or fox 5 political analyst weighs in on the issue. >> plus we'll introduce you to an inspirational little girl whose only wish for the holidays is to give back to santa one letter a
with us. he spoke at the brown chapel ame church with mrs. king to a group of high school students. and seven days later, he was assassinated. amy goodman: on february 21st, 1965, he was gunned down. rep. john lewis: i will never forget it, because february 21st is my birthday. and i was in a car on my way from southwest georgia. amy goodman: you were 25 years old. rep. john lewis: twenty-five. and i was going from southwest georgia through atlanta back to selma, when we heard that he had been shot. i came to new york, attended the service for him. amy goodman: what is your assessment of the significance of malcolm x? rep. john lewis: i think malcolm played a major role in helping to educate, inform and dramatize the need for mass movement. people read about him. many of the young people, black and white, read his story. many did not agree necessarily with his techniques or his tactic. but if malcolm had lived, i am convinced that he would have been part of the southern nonviolent wing of the civil rights movement. amy goodman: and his relationship with dr. king? what did dr. king
anything. this year for almost six decades help kamt not in santa's sleigh but in a big, brown box. santa. i'm writing for your help. >> as with other americans, the economy is tough and times are very difficult financially. >> it's hard being homeless with nowhere it to live, no income or place to make them a christmas or buy presents. >> the holiday season is usually very tough for our family. >> making packages for the globe santa foundation. on one side we keep all the boys' toys and on the other side girls' toys am we have 30 working today. all the packages are going out to children in the boston area where the families are, you know, facing difficult times during this economy. we'll send out about 32,000 packages. >> globe santa is the holiday gift assistance program started by "the boston globe" in 1956. we've seen a number of families that are writing to globe sanity at that for the first time because they've been unemployed. the economy over the last five years has had a major impact on how many gifts we're putting together each year and that puts the stress on the donors who we
in kansas, and vice versa. so they wanted to supply arms to the abolitionist. >> host: john brown. >> guest: so they could defend themselves against attacks by their opponents. after the war, the klu klux klan and groups like that were persecuting freedman, free blacks in the south, and the blacks began to look for ways to defend themselves. the federal government tried continue constitute new state mill lit ya in some of the southern states, and blacks saw them as a way of -- >> host: certainly guns played a role in a lot of our hoyt. what was the legal understanding in those times? when there were restrictions, did folks consider that unconstitutional or just a political battle, whether it is an urban area or a city on the from tier trying -- frontier trying to get its act together. >> guest: the courts didn't have much to say about gun rights except in the state courts, where for the most part, early rulings by state and lower federal courts, supported the right and saw it as a -- not a right that belonged to criminals or to be used for criminal purposes, but more as a right that was in
-american intellectuals like henry highland-garnett, frederick douglass and had a big effect on a man named john brown who wanted to strike the first blow at harpers ferry. i guess this is the final thought i leave you with. one of the most remarkable things about movements from below is that they are unpredictable. you never know when they are going to arise or how. these -- these things that rise up, these demands for justice, these demands for equality, these demands for freedom, they are unpredictable, and in their unpredictability, i think they are also a great source of hope. thank you very much. [applause] we have time for questions, and i hope you have some. we would like for you to speak into the microphone if possible. >> during the discussion, you talk about roaming around on the decks. i was always led to believe as slaves were brought on to the ship, they stayed shackled until they were in the new world. was this different or get free somehow or do we know? >> yes, a good question. the standard practice on slave ships was for the men to be shackledded, but not the women or children unless the
there by four or five -- he described them -- as brown, burley, a greek sailors. when they took their meals during those storms come they would sit on the floor with bottles of champagne between their knees. this 88, 90-year-old man -- well, not 90, but in his late a.d.'s. he lived a very rich life. and of course, the second premier ship in the early 1950's. i think lady stones -- lady soames is correct and she knows her father. the last years were a slow descent. diana, the daughter, died of an overdose of barbiturates. he did not quite get it. 64'88, '89, the christmas of -- they brought in fresh oysters and champagne. his private secretary was their. his children. christmas dinner lasted well and stu the 20 -- into the 26, and i think it was january 29 winter chill refused his brandy and cigars after dinner for the first time ever. he went into a coma and his doctor -- both doctors said, it is a question now it is going to be a day? and it was a question of two weeks. they did not know how strong he was at the very end. >> you mentioned his private secretary jack cole will, and you menti
the supreme court decision in the brown v. board of education decision 1954. strom thurmond is a recordholder to this day of the longest one man filibuster. and again his work pashtun and the guinness book of world records, 24 hours and 18 minutes he spoke against the 1957 civil rights bill. we remember strom thurmond today as one of the last of the jim crow demagogues. and he was. he was that. he was one of the last jim crow demagogue. what we forget about thurmond is that he was also one of the first of the sun belt conservatives. what do i mean by that? what's a sun belt conservative? the sun belt, it's one of the big stories, one of the major stories in the history of 20th century american politics. and that is the flow of jobs, of industry, of resources and population from the states of the northeast and the midwest to the south and the southwest in the post-world war ii period. the southern states were recruiting industries. they were passing right-to-work laws. they were receiving lots of funding from the federal government to build military installations at a time when the united stat
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